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Location Corner Main North Road and Kings Street, Auburn, Clare and Gilbert Valleys - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

White marble memorial approximately 3 metres high pillar topped with an effigy of a castle tower, surmounted on a white marble pedestal and three-tier pink Macclesfield marble base. An effigy of a cannon ball is located at the top of each corner of the pedestal. Four brass plaques on each face of the pillar, two with artillery signaller (Front and Left faces), two blank. The memorial is enclosed within a steel tube and wire mesh fence containing rose bushes.

Built Erected by W. Laycock of Waymouth Street Adelaide. The marble came from his own quarries.
Opened 6 June 1920
Inscription

 

 

Face: Pedestal

Lest We Forget

 

SOLDIERS FROM THE DISTRICT WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1920

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Auburn Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE:
1. Several letters from the names and dedication missing or partly erased.
2. Only two of the four bronze plaques have scenes
3. World War 1 only.

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Names

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OATES, Thomas Auburn

Service number 3281
Private
52nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 18 Apr 1890

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ISAACSON, William Edward

Service number 2183
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 22 Mar 1896

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MILLARD, Walter Edmund

Service number 3546
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Aug 1886

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MAHER, Leonard

Service number 1900
Private
5th Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1

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WILLIAMS, Donald Edwin

Service number 3008
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 14 Jan 1897

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MILLARD, Ernest William

Service number 556
Trooper
11th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 3 Dec 1892

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LAMBERT, Leo George

Service number 619
Sergeant
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 14 May 1884

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